It's worth finding other ways to fill these gaps first.
The more content you are with your own life, the more likely you are to be able to make dating work.
Whatever the sort of dating you're after as a single parent, it's a good idea to take your time.
Rushing into things too quickly when there is more than just you involved can lead to problems.
It's important for parents to make wise choices, particularly when it involves bringing a new individual into contact with your offspring.